Certificates of Deposit

Certificates of Deposit


NAFIN London Branch issues Certificates of Deposit (CDs) which are a type of investment creating or acknowledging indebtedness (as specified in article 77 of the Regulated Activities Order) on behalf of our Head Office and ultimately the Mexican government.


Pursuant to Mexican Federal Legislation, NAFIN’s Certificates of Deposit constitute sovereign debt backed by the Mexican government:

Article 10 NAFIN Creation Act/ Organic Law: The [Mexican] Federal Government shall back all operations and transactions contracted by NAFIN with […] foreign private, governmental and intergovernmental institutions. 

Our Certificates of Deposit are registered with the Ministry of Finance of Mexico as external/ foreign indebtedness.


The CDs can be issued at a discount and/ or interest-bearing in a global permanent form meaning that the entire issued amount of a security is represented by a single certificate also called a Global Note.


Paying Agent HSBC BANK PLC
Amount Up to U.S. Dls. 3,000,000,000.00
Type of Instrument Certificates of Deposit (CDs)
Issue Price To be determined on placement
Issue Type Discounted and/or fixed/variable rate of interest
Term Between 7 days and 10 years
Currency U.S. Dollars (US Dls.) or any other currency freely convertible  to US Dollars
Coupon Fixed, variable or zero
Governing Law English Law

Official ratings

  Standard & Poor's
Foreign Currency (Global Scale) BBB+
Local Currency (National Scale) mxAAA
Certificate of Deposit (London Branch) A-2



 “Nacional Financiera SNC through its London Branch offers Certificates of Deposit for sale to professional clients and eligible counterparties as defined in the rules set out by the Financial Conduct Authority.  The Certificates of Deposit are not designed for retail investors.  Nacional Financiera SNC is authorised and regulated by the Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores in Mexico, the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom under FRN172327, and registered as a branch in England and Wales under No. BR0003353 at 30th Floor, 122 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3V 4AB.  VAT Registration Number 245764343.”